Cazadores de microbios (Infantil) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Paul de Kruif: : Kindle Store. Paul Henry de Kruif was an American microbiologist and author of Dutch descent . Publishing as Paul de Kruif, he is most noted for his book, Microbe. Cazadores de Microbios by Paul De Kruif, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I solute them and their tireless, self sacrificing and endless scientific work to discover the workings of the microbe.

I’ve read that many of the great modern virologists and immunologists say this book was the first introduction that really made them curious as school boys and girls.

I love how lots of people gladly volunteered their lives in a gamble for a cure; not sure a nanny government would LET you and b if perfectly healthy people would subject themselves to same torment.

The science part was fascinating. Imagine comforting a grieving mother hysterical about her baby dying of diphtheria with a cure!

Cazadores de Microbios

Even though Lewis was listed as the sole author, De Kruif’s contribution was significant, and he mifrobios 25 percent of the royalties. To ask other readers questions about Los Cazadores de Microbiosplease sign up. It is not quite a thriller, but does read like a fiction. This book is unafraid and indeed revels in the wild characters that populated the microbiology niche.


Share your thoughts with other customers. God’s creations are incredible! I first read this as a ten-year old, but my pleasure micorbios it has hardly diminished in adulthood.


Cazwdores the most entertaining book on microbiology I’ve ever read. Publishing as Paul de Kruif, he is most noted for his book, Microbe Hunters. Wrong headed, but honest. The Sweeping Wind, his last book, is his autobiography. The Alicia Patterson Foundation. No se como describirlo pero este libro se ha convertido en algo especial para mi, me encanta como esta redactado y creo que llego a mi vida en un momento bueno y bonito. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Read for the Reading Challenge: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

I wanted to like this book, especially in the beginning. Oct 23, Gustavo Eder Gonzalez Alvarez rated it it was amazing. I put off reading this for so long kkruif, really, it looked so boring!

Paul de Kruif

English Choose a language for shopping. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In the article, he decried the state of contemporary medical practice, which, because it lacked scientifically sound practices, he called “medical Ga-Ga-ism”.

Because of his service in the Sanitary Corps, he had occasional contacts with leading French biologists of the period. It makes his accuracy seriously questionable especially in the last chapter. Reader need not have any science background to understand and appreciate this book.

My copy is from the Trivia About Microbe Hunters.

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The book is divided into chapters based on each major character. Not just comforting words as her baby turned blue and drown with lungs pajl of liquid.


Views Read Edit View history. Highly recommended for cazadorfs going into research or interested in graduate school. This book was not only a bestseller for a lengthy period after publication, it has remained high on lists of recommended reading for science and has been an inspiration for many aspiring physicians and scientists.

Paul de Kruif knows how to tell stories. No trivia or quizzes yet.

What is particularly impressive is his ability to set each researcher’s accomplishments squarely within the context of what was known at the time. For this reason I read it again. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The achievements of each person are clearly articulated and linked across time so that you get the appreciation of how modern scientists are always standing on shoulders of those before.

The book discusses the giants of germ theory and does so in a way xe makes these scientists approachable cazdaores real men with real emotions. De Kruif’s celebrated book Microbe Hunters consists of chapters on the following figures of medicine’s ” Heroic Age “:. I was really disappointed mcirobios read online that the newer edition retains all the racist crap.

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